And I would bet that if you asked Americans about it today, no more than 20 percent would have the foggiest idea what it was.
A crackdown on a Tiananmen scale is on many minds, even if no one has the foggiest idea what Beijing is planning.
"The natives haven't the foggiest idea of hygiene," said the doctor finally.
And I went there without the foggiest idea of indulging in the tender pash.
About half-past three we went into the street, without the foggiest notion where we would find our next quarters.
When "Dr. Blitz" and his "sons" went ashore it was the foggiest kind of a Christmas morning.
Have you got the foggiest idea of what in hell she's yammering about?
Fanny had the foggiest idea of what it was, though she noticed that it roughened his hands and stained them.
Should he tell her that he was not her husband, that he didnt have the foggiest notion of who he was?
McGee put the question to a dozen officers, and not one of them had the foggiest notion of where he was going.
1540s, perhaps from a Scandinavian source, or formed from fog (n.1) + -y (2). Foggy Bottom "U.S. Department of State," from the name of a marshy region of Washington, D.C., where many federal buildings are (also with a suggestion of political murkiness) popularized 1947 by James Reston in "New York Times," but he said it had been used earlier by Edward Folliard of "The Washington Post."